Orthopaedic Surgeon

FHN is seeking an Orthopaedic Surgeon who is looking to grow with us by delivering excellent care to our patients and collaborating with a fantastic team! The team provides comprehensive orthopaedic and surgical care in the ambulatory and hospital setting. The physician will collaborate with 2 Orthopaedic Physicians and a team of advanced practice professionals in an established practice that has room to grow. Orthopaedic Surgical Nurse Navigators compliment the team in an effort to maximize patient readiness for surgery and achieve quality post- surgical outcomes. The Ambulatory Care Unit nursing team and Physical Rehabilitation Team work collaboratively with the surgeon to promote same day discharges after total joint surgery when appropriate.

FHN is an independent, community-based healthcare network serving northwest Illinois, southwest Wisconsin, and eastern Iowa. FHN Memorial Hospital is the central hub of the network, located in a city of 26,000, and boasts 100 private-bed rooms. The practice is located one mile from FHN Memorial Hospital.

Position highlights include:

  • Employed, full-time position
  • Surgery is a block schedule
  • Call required 1:3
  • Established medical group with built-in referral base
  • Competitive salary with productivity bonus, 2-year income guarantee, and malpractice insurance
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes CME, Vacation, Medical, Dental, Vision, retirement program, disability insurance and more

To apply, or for more information, contact: Shelby Logemann, Interim Physician & Provider Recruiter,  815.599.6243, slogemann@fhn.org

Our Community: Nestled in the beautiful northwest corner of Illinois, Freeport, IL, offers a lifestyle of comfort, welcome, and balance. The area provides a balance of small town living with easy access to large city amenities – Chicago (2-hr to downtown), Rockford (40-min), Madison, WI (1.5-hr) and Dubuque, IA (1-hr).

The parks in the area are fantastic and both public and private schools offer great educational experiences for the next generation. The area is home to wonderful outdoor activities with great bike and running trails, parks and recreation, camping, hunting, and fishing. There are also many local wineries, monuments, libraries, theatres and museums to visit. Local restaurants boast great food in a relaxed environment.

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